Get Involved With The RSU

RSU O-Week And Week Of Welcome Volunteers

Looking for ways to get involved on campus for the start of the school year? Get involved with the RSU Orientation Week and Week of Welcome! We have two weeks of amazing events and we can't do it without your help!

Orientation Week - August 27 - 31
RSU's Week of Welcome - September 4 -7

Volunteers will receive an RSU O-Week/WoW t-shirt, and food during their shift (of over 2 hours or more) to compensate for their volunteerism. The volunteer who is most dedicated to the RSU events will also be entered in a draw for their chance to win an October Metro Pass and other Prizes!

If you are interested in volunteering with us? - SIGN UP HERE

Meet New Friends & Have Fun
With hundreds of events and campaigns throughout the year, we depend on volunteers to build a strong campus community. Volunteering with the RSU gives you an opportunity to get involved on campus, build and share new skills, make connections with other students, and be a part of the broader student movement.

There are a lot of ways to get involved, including joining a committee, Equity Service Centre, or helping out at our events. Volunteering is flexible with your schedule and it’s totally up to you how many hours you want to commit. Below is a list of current volunteering opportunities. Contact the person below the description to join the committee or find out more!

General Volunteers

If you are interested in a whole range of work undertaken by the Students’ Union, consider becoming a general volunteer. General volunteers are students that aren’t interested in a particular committee but want to build up volunteer hours with the RSU. This can take on the form of helping with outreach and promotions, general office work, or helping with set-up and take down of events. 


Contact: 416.979.5255 x 2325

RSU Open Committees

These committees are run by the Board of Directors and are open to all RSU members to participate and contribute to the events and campaigns of the RSU.

Events & Entertainment Committee

This committee organizes the RSU’s social events and programming, including our weekly pub nights, concerts and outdoor events, karaoke and open mic nights, Culture Jam showcase, fairs, carnivals, and other events throughout the year. If you are interested in developing and implementing events as well as being a part of the planning process, then this is the committee for you! Contact the person below to join or for more info. 

Edmund Sofo, Vice-President Student Life & Events | 416.979.5255 x 2317

Student Action Committee

This committee organizes campaigns and events around access to education and seeks to raise awareness about the effects of high tuition fees and student debt. In the past three years, this committee has organized the Drop Fees campaign, the campaign to split tuition fee payments, and other events and initiatives around student issues. If you are interested in becoming a student activist and taking action for more affordable and accessible education, then this is the committee for you! Contact the person below to join or for more info.

Salman Faruqi, Vice-President Education | 416.979.5255 x 2318

Equity & Social Justice Committee

This committee works on campaigns and initiatives regarding equity, social justice, and anti-oppression. It works to raise awareness and fight discrimination while building campus inclusivity. The committee organizes events like the Xpressions Against Oppression Speaker Series, and campaigns and initiatives that fight racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, poverty, homelessness, occupation, war, and other local and global issues. If you have a passion for equity and social justice, then this is the committee for you! Contact the person below to join or for more info.

Karolina Surowiec, Vice-President Equity | 416.979.5255 x 2312

Sustainability Committee

This committee works on campaigns and initiatives around sustainability and environmental justice. The committee has organized street fairs and events, lobbied to make Gould Street car-free, advocate for sustainable energy and waste management systems, and fought to make Ryerson the first university in Ontario to become bottled water free. The committee also stared the first community garden on campus and works to raise awareness about food security. If you are interested in building a more sustainable campus, then this is the committee for you! Contact the person below to join or for more info.

Savreen Gosal, Vice-President Operations | 416.979.5255 x 2321

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